Category Archives: Airing of Grievances

Will Dallara Come to the Rescue, Again?

In 1996, Arie Luyendyk broke the single lap record at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a speed of 237.498 miles per hour. During that same qualifying attempt, he also broke the four lap average qualifying record with a speed of … Continue reading

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Airing of Grievances… The False Hope Edition

The rumor mill was churning  today about the possible addition of Scuderia Coloni to the 2013 indycar grid. Admittedly, the talk comes on the heels of the team’s abrupt departure from Formula 1 feeder series GP2 so it may just … Continue reading

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Airing of Grievances… The Aerokit Edition

July 15th, 2010. A day remembered in infamy, a day of holograms, a day of ICONIC proportions,  a day the open wheel world was going to take a turn for the better. Hate it or love it, our fate for … Continue reading

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Happy Hour, Oh How I Miss You

I know, it isn’t May yet but I cannot help myself from diving into IMS and Indy 500 topics a bit early. Why would it matter? I respect that the Indy 500 and all of the history and mythology that … Continue reading

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Vegas Positioning

The loss of Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a thematic one. In a time when indycar racing is scraping by in anonymity and irrelevance, we are running away from a facility that actually wanted to see us run. Add to … Continue reading

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What’s Going on in Indy Lights?

The Firestone Indy Lights Series, the final run of the Mazda Road to Indy, is theoretically the best way to get into the INDYCAR Series. Lights gets to visit many of the same tracks that the larger, more powerful indycars … Continue reading

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I Have A Bad Feeling…

As I type this on Tuesday afternoon, we are all waiting with bated breath for Curt Cavin to tell the masses that there is a lit fire in the bell tower, that a decision has been handed down concerning the … Continue reading

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My Take on Officiating

Although I could say that the hot button issue since Toronto was officiating problems, this is in issue that has haunted the IRL and now INDYCAR since its inception. The original IRL officiating staff was created amid major back to … Continue reading

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Come on… Motegi’s not that Bad

Amid safety and health concerns, earlier this week, INDYCAR announced that they will indeed return to Japan to run round 15 of the championship. The caveat to the news is the race will be staged on the full road course, … Continue reading

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Rookie Orientation and Various Ramblings

Summer has officially started in Indiana. On Wednesday, the temperature crept into the 80s with a fair amount of humidity. Thursday under gorgeous blue skies the rookie orientation practice marked the start of official on track activity for May. Today … Continue reading

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